Georgetown's Business Academy introduces you to the ins and outs of the business world. Combining investment challenges and group presentations with dynamic faculty lectures and case studies, our program prepares you with the practical skills and critical thinking abilities that will benefit you in your future academic and professional endeavors. You'll register for one of two distinctive tracks: Business & Leadership or Global Business. In each track, you’ll gain valuable exposure to important business topics and methods of analysis while learning from Georgetown McDonough School of Business professors and leading experts in the field. Throughout the program, you'll also participate in business simulations that take you through the process of becoming an entrepreneur and starting a company.
Study with professors from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business
Engage with Washington, D.C., business experts
Participate in an engaging, hands-on business simulation where you'll collaborate with classmates to run a startup
Understand how to invest in hard assets and manufacturing
Conduct advertising and financial management practices
Program Format & Subject Areas
As a student in the Business Academy, you'll spend your time engaged in a combination of class sessions, field trips, hands-on workshops, group discussions, and extracurricular activities. You’ll register for one of two tracks: Business & Leadership or Global Business. The Businesses & Leadership track includes additional topics on ethics and leadership while the Global Business track includes further exploration on doing business across the world, as well as international-themed case studies with a simulation focused on developing a multinational company.
Regardless of the track you choose, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:
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